Lim is 50 years old. She is married and resides with two children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been selling clothes for more than ten years, earning approximately $8 daily. Her husband is a construction worker who makes about $8 per day. In addition, they are also rice farmers. Her children are employed in a garment factory. They earn about $9 each day. In order to improve her farming process, Lim is requesting a loan of $1000 to purchase cattle for farming. This purchase will help her reduce her farming expenses. In the future, she would like to run an additional business and rebuild her house to make it much stronger and more comfortable for the family.
KREDIT Ltd. is one of Kiva’s most established partners in Southeast Asia. The organization empowers the economically-active poor and small entrepreneurs by providing inclusive financial services. Beyond loans, KREDIT offers low-income clients complementary training in debt management, savings and budgeting. In addition, KREDIT partners with NGOs to offer training in primary health care, agricultural techniques and HIV/AIDS awareness.
For more information on KREDIT, please visit its partner page. If you would like to engage more with KREDIT and its borrowers, you can also join its lending team, KREDIT MFI Cambodia.